Upcoming Events
October 2019

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019
Tai Chi
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invited to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation class. No appointment needed.
 
Healthy Teaching Kitchen
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
The Nutrition and Food Service will host a weekly Whole Health/Healthy Teaching Kitchen event for veterans. Free food samples will be offered. Co-pays may be incurred.
 
Guided Meditation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Explore multiple styles of meditation.
 
 
Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019
Guided Imagery- 4 Week Series
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 9B-101
 
Learn how to use guided imagery as a tool for self-care and wellbeing.
 
Seated Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 9B-101
 
 Please join us for seated yoga.
 
Introduction to Whole Health
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
 All Veterans Welcome. No appointments required.
 
Yoga for Women
 
Time: 4:45 PM- 5:45 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
 All women are invited to join us for Yoga. No prior experience required.
 
 
Thursday, Oct 3, 2019
Transitions: Employment from Military to Civilian
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
The Whole Health Program is offering a personal development workshop to assist with job readiness for Veterans who have recently transitioned out of the military. Come explore 8 areas of self care and how they can empower and equip you achieve overall wellbeing.
All are welcome. Please RSVP by calling 561-422-7282.
 
 
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Guided Meditation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
 Explore multiple types of meditation.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience required.
 
 
Friday, Oct 4, 2019
Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
This class is open to all Veterans and is provided by a Volunteer from ConnectWarriors.org.
 
Diabetic Support Group
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Diabetic Support Group is open to all Veterans who have a diabetes diagnosis. No Referral Required.
 
 
Monday, Oct 7, 2019
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invited to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation class. No appointment needed.
 
Yoga
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Please join us for weekly yoga group.
 
 
Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019
Tai Chi
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invited to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation class. No appointment needed.
 
Healthy Teaching Kitchen
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
The Nutrition and Food Service will host a weekly Whole Health/Healthy Teaching Kitchen event for veterans. Free food samples will be offered. Co-pays may be incurred.
 
Guided Meditation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Explore multiple styles of meditation.
 
 
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019
Guided Imagery- 4 Week Series
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 9B-101
 
Learn how to use guided imagery as a tool for self-care and wellbeing.
 
Introduction to Whole Health
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 9A-101
 
 All Veterans Welcome. No Appointments Required.
 
Seated Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 9B-101
 
 Please join us for seated yoga.
 
Farmer's Market
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: Upper Deck Near Chapel
 
Veterans, visitors, and staff are welcome to visit our monthly farmers market which takes place every 2nd Wednesday of each month. For more information call the VA Canteen Service at 561-422-8401..
 
Yoga for Women
 
Time: 4:45 PM- 5:45 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
 All women are invited to join us for Yoga. No prior experience required.
 
 
Thursday, Oct 10, 2019
Patient Orientation
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 4B-251
 
Patient Orientation is held every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 10 - 11 am in Room 4B-251. Each session provides an opportunity for Veterans to come and learn about health care services and programs available at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center. Registration encouraged - please call 561-422-6838 option #4. 
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Guided Meditation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
 Explore multiple types of meditation.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience required.
 
 
Friday, Oct 11, 2019
Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
This class is open to all Veterans and is provided by a Volunteer from ConnectWarriors.org.
 
IPV Awareness Event
 
Time: 12:00 PM- 2:00 PM (EST)
Location: Atrium 1st Floor
 
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center is kicking off the month of October by raising awareness of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). October is IPV Awareness Month and the Women's Health team hosting an event for all staff, Veterans and Visitors. Everyone is asked to "turn the VA PURPLE" by having staff, Veteran's and family members wear purple in support of IPV. There will be resources, refreshments and information available for all attendees.
 
For more information call Cristy Johnson at 561-422-8262 ext. 1258.
 
 
Monday, Oct 14, 2019
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invited to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation class. No appointment needed.
 
 
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019
Tai Chi
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invited to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation class. No appointment needed.
 
Healthy Teaching Kitchen
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
The Nutrition and Food Service will host a weekly Whole Health/Healthy Teaching Kitchen event for veterans. Free food samples will be offered. Co-pays may be incurred.
 
Guided Meditation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 4B-292
 
Explore multiple styles of meditation.
 
 
Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019
Guided Imagery- 4 Week Series
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 9B-101
 
Learn how to use guided imagery as a tool for self-care and wellbeing.
 
Breast Cancer Health Fair
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM (EST)
Location: Atrium 1st Floor
 
Breast Cancer Awareness Month Health Fair

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center will host a health fair aimed at educating and empowering our Veterans and the public about breast cancer. Join us and spread the word!
 
Seated Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 9B-101
 
 Please join us for seated yoga.
 
Introduction to Whole Health
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 9A-101
 
 All Veterans Welcome. No Appointments Required
 
Yoga for Women
 
Time: 4:45 PM- 5:45 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
 All women are invited to join us for Yoga. No prior experience required.
 
 
Thursday, Oct 17, 2019
White Cane Day Event
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: Floor 7B - Blind Rehab Center
 
?The Blind Rehabilitation Center will be hosting a White Cane Day Awareness Day Open House October 17th, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Floor 7B. The??? open house will include general information about the Blind Rehab’s programs, training in all BRC skill areas, and demonstrations for people to participate in. Light refreshments will be served.
 
The mission of White Cane Day is to educate the world about blindness and how the blind and visually impaired can live and work independently while giving back to their communities, to celebrate the abilities and successes achieved by blind people in a sighted world and to honor the many contributions being made by the blind and visually impaired.
 
For more information please contact Maureen Allison at Maureen.allison@va.gov.
 
Free Legal Clinic
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Room BC-263 (Basement)
 
Veterans may meet with an attorney free of charge. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 561-655-8944 ext. 366 or e-mail: VAP@legalaidpbc.org.
Get information on topics such as:
• Veterans Resources
• Benefits
• Taxes
• Housing
• Family Law
This service is provided by the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc.
 
Blood Drive
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 3:30 PM (EST)
Location: Upper Parking Deck Near Chapel
 
OneBlood will have their mobile donation unit parked outside the 1st Floor Chapel on the Upper parking deck. If you or someone you know are interested in donating blood please share this event. The company provides giveaways for those who give blood during their donation stops.
 
For more information on OneBlood visit https://www.oneblood.org/https://www.oneblood.org/.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Guided Meditation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
 Explore multiple types of meditation.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience required.
 
 
Friday, Oct 18, 2019
Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
This class is open to all Veterans and is provided by a Volunteer from ConnectWarriors.org.
 
Diabetic Support Group
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Diabetic Support Group is open to all Veterans who have a diabetes diagnosis. No Referral Required.
 
 
Monday, Oct 21, 2019
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invited to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation class. No appointment needed.
 
Yoga
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Please join us for weekly yoga group.
 
 
Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019
Tai Chi
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Quality Week Event
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: Main Atrium
 
October 20 – 26 is Quality Week. Our Quality Management team is hosting two events on October 22nd and 23rd at 9 am – 3 pm each day to educate attendees on:
  • QM programs
  • Telehealth
  • Connected Care
  • My HealtheVet
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Healthy Teaching Kitchen
  • Women’s Health
All are welcome to stop by! Refreshments will be provided.
 
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invited to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation class. No appointment needed.
 
Healthy Teaching Kitchen
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
The Nutrition and Food Service will host a weekly Whole Health/Healthy Teaching Kitchen event for veterans. Free food samples will be offered. Co-pays may be incurred.
 
Guided Meditation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Explore multiple styles of meditation.
 
 
Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019
Guided Imagery- 4 Week Series
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 9B-101
 
Learn how to use guided imagery as a tool for self-care and wellbeing.
 
Introduction to Whole Health
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
 All Veterans Welcome, No Appointments Required
 
Quality Week Event
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: Main Atrium
 
October 20 – 26 is Quality Week. Our Quality Management team is hosting two events on October 22nd and 23rd at 9 am – 3 pm each day to educate attendees on:
  • QM programs
  • Telehealth
  • Connected Care
  • My HealtheVet
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Healthy Teaching Kitchen
  • Women’s Health
All are welcome to stop by! Refreshments will be provided.
 
Seated Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 9B-101
 
 Please join us for seated yoga.
 
Yoga for Women
 
Time: 4:45 PM- 5:45 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
 All women are invited to join us for Yoga. No prior experience required.
 
 
Thursday, Oct 24, 2019
Patient Orientation
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: Room 4B-251
 
Patient Orientation is held every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 10 - 11 am in Room 4B-251. Each session provides an opportunity for Veterans to come and learn about health care services and programs available at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center. Registration encouraged - please call 561-422-6838 option #4. 
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Guided Meditation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
 Explore multiple types of meditation.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience required.
 
 
Friday, Oct 25, 2019
Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
This class is open to all Veterans and is provided by a Volunteer from ConnectWarriors.org.
 
 
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019
At Ease Veteran Socials
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: VFW Post 9610, 354 10th Street, Lake Park, FL
 
The Veterans Mental Health Advocacy Council will host weekly gatherings for Veterans who wish to:
  • Develop Social Connections
  • Build Comradery
  • Network and Share Resources.
There is no RSVP required. Veterans may drop in for this meeting. 
 
Please note: The "At Ease" Veteran socials are not mental health groups; alcohol is not served; and VFW membership is not required. 
 
The Veterans Mental Health Advocacy Council is a self-run Veteran’s council supported by the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center with the mission mental wellness advocacy, improving VA services and enhancing the quality of lives for Veterans.
 
 
 
Monday, Oct 28, 2019
Florida Licensing on Wheels
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Basement Tunnel Near MRI
 
The Florida Department of Highway Safety’s Florida Licensing on Wheels (FLOW) is a mobile Motor Vehicle office where customers can receive driver's licenses, vehicle tags, etc.
 
Please note that FLOW does not do transfer of titles from other states, written tests or driving tests from mobile units.
 

For a detailed list of applicable fees, please visit www.flhsmv.gov/fees or call 850-617-2000.
 
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invited to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation class. No appointment needed.
 
Yoga
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Please join us for weekly yoga group.
 
 
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019
Tai Chi
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invited to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation class. No appointment needed.
 
Healthy Teaching Kitchen
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
The Nutrition and Food Service will host a weekly Whole Health/Healthy Teaching Kitchen event for veterans. Free food samples will be offered. Co-pays may be incurred.
 
Guided Meditation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
Explore multiple styles of meditation.
 
 
Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019
Guided Imagery- 4 Week Series
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 9B-101
 
Learn how to use guided imagery as a tool for self-care and wellbeing.
 
Seated Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 9B-101
 
 Please join us for seated yoga.
 
Budgeting Basics
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
The Whole Health Program is offering a personal development workshop introducing basic budgeting tips. The program objectives is to empower and equip you achieve overall wellbeing.
All are welcome. Please RSVP by calling 561-422-7282.
 
Stand Up to Stop Harassment Now! Declaration Signing Ceremony
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 3:30 PM (EST)
Location: Atrium
https://www.facebook.com/events/702196400264347/
 
On October 30, each medical center across the country will host a declaration signing to publicly recommit to stop harassment at all VA sites of care.

Join us at 3pm in the Atrium for our Declaration Signing.
 
Yoga for Women
 
Time: 4:45 PM- 5:45 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
 All women are invited to join us for Yoga. No prior experience required.
 
 
Thursday, Oct 31, 2019
Tai Chi
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Guided Meditation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - 3B-260
 
 Explore multiple types of meditation.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience required.